Unlike traditional surveys, The Engineering Income & Salary Survey is a continually updated, searchable database, providing real-time salary information directly online. For subscription information for The Engineering Income & Salary Survey, visit the NSPE salary survey website.
Online News-Pay Rises for Entry-Level Engineers, Survey Reports
The median salary for full-time engineers of all disciplines declined from $72,842 in 1999 to $70,200 in 2004, according to the NSPE 1999 Income and Salary Survey and The Engineering Income & Salary Survey, 2004. The latter survey is a new comprehensive, revolving salary survey recently released in partnership by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE). Additional results from 2004 show that nearly all disciplines are on the rise: $87,045 for chemicals, $81,000 for electricals, $80,000 for mechanicals and $70,500 for civils. In 1999, according to the NSPE Salary Survey, the median salary for chemicals was $80,000, $75,372 for electricals, $72,000 for mechanicals and $66,816 for civils.